1991: Oakalla (Lower Mainland Regional Correctional Centre) closes

After modern replacement facilities were built, Oakalla closed in 1991.

Retired Corrections Branch manager Gordon Bains speaks about his first job in corrections at Oakalla

Last days of Oakalla (1991)

Last days of Oakalla (1991)

Under demolition (1992)

Under demolition (1992)

Former Assistant Deputy Minister (Youth Justice) Alan Markwart speaks about the events that led to the closure of Oakalla in 1991